Chatri Sityodtong Teases ONE Championship's Potential Return To U.S. In Spectacular Fashion

Photo: Instagram/Chatri Sityodtong

Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, is already strategizing the organization's next event in the United States.

This comes after the resounding success of their inaugural on-ground show, ONE Fight Night 10, which captivated audiences with a diverse range of martial arts disciplines.

The event, held on May 5, showcased 11 thrilling fights that encompassed mixed martial arts, submission grappling, and Muay Thai, culminating in world title bouts for each discipline.

Photo: Instagram/Chatri Sityodtong is a well-known entrepreneur, martial artist, and the founder and CEO of ONE Championship, a global sports media company based in Singapore.

During the post-event press conference, Sityodtong, a lifelong martial artist himself, expressed his excitement about the event's outcomes.

Notably, Mikey Musumeci successfully defended his ONE flyweight submission grappling world title by expertly executing a rear-naked choke on Osamah Almarwai just 8 minutes and 3 seconds into the match.

Additionally, Rodtang Jitmuangnon electrified the crowd by defending his flyweight Muay Thai crown with a stunning knockout of Edgar Tabares.

The main event of the evening showcased Demetrious Johnson, who delivered a dominant performance in defending his ONE flyweight world title against Adriano Moraes.

After an exhilarating 25-minute battle, Johnson emerged victorious, securing a unanimous decision. The event garnered tremendous acclaim from both the global audience and the sold-out crowd at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.

Building upon the immense success of ONE Fight Night 10, Chatri Sityodtong expressed his aspirations to bring another night of martial arts excellence to North America, with tentative plans to host an event by the end of the year.

In the same interview, Sityodtong shared his enthusiasm for expanding ONE Championship's presence in the United States, hinting at the organization's intention to continue captivating fans with their unique blend of combat sports.

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Source: Sports Keeda


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